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French nurse pleads guilty to crash that killed teen

  • Elyse Miller-Kennedy was killed in a car crash in north Queensland last year 
  • Cindy Gonin was allegedly driving the wrong side of the road at the time 
  • She pleaded guilty to dangerous driving at Cairns District Court on Tuesday 

A French nurse wept in court as she pleaded guilty to causing the death of a 17-year-old Miss World Australia finalist.

Elyse Miller-Kennedy was killed in a horror car crash in north Queensland in August last year.

Cindy Gonin appeared in the Cairns District Court on crutches on Tuesday, where she pleaded guilty to dangerous driving, the Cairns Post reports.

Elyse Miller-Kennedy was killed in a horror car crash in north Queensland in August last year

She was allegedly driving on the wrong side of the Maree Dimbulah Road when her vehicle collided with the one being driven by the teenager.

The Year 12 student died in hospital after sustaining head and chest injuries in the crash.

Gonin was treated in Cairns for the serious arm and leg injuries she sustained before she returned to France.

Cindy Gonin was allegedly driving on the wrong side of the Maree Dimbulah Road when her vehicle collided with the one being driven by the teenager (above)

Cindy Gonin was allegedly driving on the wrong side of the Maree Dimbulah Road when her vehicle collided with the one being driven by the teenager (above)

The Year 12 student died in hospital after sustaining head and chest injuries in the crash

The Year 12 student died in hospital after sustaining head and chest injuries in the crash

The case had been set for sentencing on Tuesday morning, but Judge Michael Shanahan said he was not satisfied with the medical report.

He said it didn’t go into detail about Gonin’s psychological state.

The matter was adjourned until Friday. 

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